Washington County Free Library's notable books

January 04, 2007

Washington County Free Library has released the January edition of its monthly BookShare Notable Hardcover Fiction and Nonfiction Lists.

The books featured on these lists are scheduled for publication during the month of January and can be borrowed from the library.

Readers who are interested in reserving their copy of any title from the BookShare Notable New Hardcover Lists can call the Adult Information Desk at 301-739-3250, ext. 123, or access the library's SIRSI iBistro online catalog at home via the Web at

Notable New Hardcover
Fiction and Nonfiction
January 2007


1. "Find Me," by Carol O'Connell (Putnam)

2. "You Suck: A Love Story," by Christopher Moore (William Morrow)

3. "The Castle in the Forest," by Norman Mailer (Random House)

4. "Sliver of Truth," by Lisa Unger (Shaye Areheart Books)

5. "Hide," by Lisa Gardiner (Bantam Books)


6. "Exile," by Richard North Patterson (Henry Holt)

7. "The Coldest Blood," by Jim Kelly (St. Martin's Minotaur)

8. "Deep Storm," by Lincoln Child (Doubleday Books)

9. "The Cat Who Had 60 Whiskers," by Lillian Jackson Braun (Putnam)

10. "Lords of the North," by Bernard Cornwell (HarperCollins)

11. "Traveler," by Ron McLarty (Viking Books)

12. "Bad Blood (Alexandra Cooper Mysteries)," by Linda A. Fairstein (Scribner)


1. "Dancing in the Streets: A History of Collective Joy," by Barbara Ehrenreich (Metropolitan Books)

2. "The Bloodless Revolution: A Cultural History of Vegetarianism from 1600 to Modern Times," by Tristam Stewart (Norton)

3. "Aftershock: What to Do When the Doctor Gives You - Or Someone You Love - A Devastating Diagnosis," by Jessie Gruman (Walker & Co.)

4. "And Baby Makes Three: The Six Step Plan for Preserving Marital Intimacy and Rekindling Romance after Baby Arrives," by John Gottman and Julie Schwartz Gottman (Crown)

5. "Final Exam: A Surgeon's Reflections on Mortality," by Pauline W. Chen (Alfred A. Knopf)

6. "Planet India: How the Fastest Growing Democracy Is Transforming America and the World," by Mira Kamdar (Simon & Schuster)

7. "The China Fantasy: How Our Leaders Explain Away Chinese Repression," by James Mann (Viking Books)

8. "Children in Room E4: American Education on Trial," by Susan Eaton (Algonquin Books)

9. "The Little Book of Plagiarism," by Richard Posner (Pantheon Books)

10. "Fame Junkies: The Hidden Truths Behind America's Favorite Addiction," by Jake Halpern (Houghton Mifflin)

11. "Teach Like Your Hair's on Fire: The Methods and Madness Inside Room 56," by Rafe Esquith (Viking Books)

12. "Thomas Hardy," by Claire Tomalin (Penguin Press)

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